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Colonna’s wins $8.5 million MSC cable layer contract

Written by Marine Log Staff
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USNS Zeus [Military Sealift Command photograph]

Colonna’s Shipyard Inc., Norfolk, Va., has been awarded an $8,555,702 Military Sealift Command contract for a 90-calendar day shipyard availability for the mid-term availability of the cable laying, repair ship USNS Zeus (T-ARC 7).

Work will include the furnishing of general services, structural repairs, ships service diesel generator repair and maintenance, switchboard cleaning, ship’s whistle repair, repair vent and drain piping, port cable drum and shoe brakes replacement, shower stall replacement, repair fiber and ethernet cable runs, galley crew and office laundry duct cleaning and rebalancing.

The contract includes eight options that, if exercised, would bring its total value to $9,456,252. Work will be performed in Norfolk and is expected to be completed by February 13, 2021. This contract was competitively procured, with proposals solicited via the beta.sam.gov website and five offers were received.

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